Topic: Legal

The decrease in rent: The owners are not always convicted for cosmetic damage

Article locked Published on by Me Jean-Olivier Reed

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The decrease in rent: The owners are not always convicted for cosmetic damage

Rent reduction may be requested by a tenant as soon as he suffers from a malfunction of equipment, a breakage, a disability or a disorder in the enjoyment of the dwelling.
However, this right is not absolute, the tenant should not be the cause of the problem and the problem must seriously and significantly affect the rental value of the housing.

can we say that it is true that it is good practice to retain the copy until the end of this delay, in case the evaluation of the candidate

Article locked Published on by Me Annie Lapointe notaire

In our view, it is not good practice to sign the lease and retain a copy of the tenant for any reason whatsoever. Even less, to carry out an assessment of the tenant.
The law provides that the landlord shall, within ten days after the conclusion of the lease, deliver a copy of the lease to the tenant. In no way it is mentioned that either the tenant or the landlord owner, has a possibility to change his mind on the contract he signed.

The Court orders the co-owner not to overload his patio, his parking space, and his condo with goods

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The Court orders the co-owner not to overload his patio, his parking space, and his condo with goods

In a judgement of the Superior Court of Québec1, the Court ordered a co-owner to stop cluttering his patio, garden and parking space with personal property, as well as decrease the amount of furniture items inside his dwelling unit, as this violates the declaration of co-ownership and municipal regulations.

AN ABUSIVE REQUEST FOR RETRACTION CAUSES THE FORECLOSURE DECIDED BY THE COURT

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AN ABUSIVE REQUEST FOR RETRACTION CAUSES THE FORECLOSURE DECIDED BY THE COURT

The tenant requests the retraction of a decision rendered by the Régie du logement on May 13, 2014, terminating the lease and ordering the eviction of the tenant, also condemning the tenant to pay the landlord the sum of $5186.00, plus interest at the legal rate and the additional indemnity provided for by section 1619 of the Civil Code of Québec. This decision was rendered ​​after a hearing during which the tenant was not present although duly summoned for that purpose.

Last month’s rent of the lease: to be paid or not to be paid by the tenants?

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Last month’s rent of the lease: to be paid or not to be paid by the tenants?

Whether the last month’s rent be either June or December or February, some tenants decide not to pay their last month’s rent.

Even if the rent is unpaid, the tenant may vacate at the end of the lease. Unfortunately he is not obliged to pay the rent. But he remains nevertheless accountable and a case for non-payment of rent can be opened at the Régie du logement.